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Monday, December 31st, 2007
2:52 pm
[fangwolf57]
Another Eagle flies!
 My brother who is 16 officialy got his Eagle scout rank this month.  I am very proud of him.   
His project was planting trees in a neighborhood park and painting a footbridge this last June 2007.  

He has been in scouting since 1997 starting in tiger cubs.  He crossed over and joined the troop in 2002. 
I went with him to Philmount this summer as an adult leader.

I was the first in my family to get Eagle scout rank and now my brother.
I attained my Eagle scout rank in June 2001 and now my brother Dec. 2007.  

Current Mood: jubilant
Saturday, September 8th, 2007
8:02 pm
[fangwolf57]
Hi there
Hi there I was informed by a friend about this group and just wanted to say hello to everyone.  Yes I am an Eagle scout and it has been quite a journey, well here is how it all began.

I started scouting when I was in first grade as a tiger cub during the fall of 1991.  I think my mom just enrolled me on a whim not really knowing how far this would go or how many people we would meet.   In cub scouts during my elementary years my mom was a den leader.  Since I was the oldest son in my family and no one else on either side of my family had been in scouts before it was a leaning experience for everyone in my family.  
I got my Arrow of light Feb. of 1996 and crossed over into the Troop that year.  
I really loved the troop a lot espacily going to summer camps and even the weekend campouts I just loved camping and being outside.  Here are some of the camps I have been to.

1996- Camp Cornhusker merit badge camp Humbolt, NE

1997- Medicine Mountain Custer, South Dokota in the black hills. 

1998- Boundry Waters Ely, Minniesota/Canada High adventure conneing. Awesome senery I loved it. 
Also Camp Cornhusker.  Spring camperee at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space center was really cool.

1999- Philmont New Mexico near Cimmeron, NM. A High adventure Back packing trip we took the second hardest trek.  We climbed Mt. Baldy it was fun I loved it, but I think it almost killed my dad. 
I was the only one in my Troop to also go to Medicne Mountin camp again that same year in SD.
Our troop  hosted the fall camperee our theme was The Siege of MafeKing
I also did my Order of the Arrow ordeal that same year.



Current Mood: happy
Saturday, April 14th, 2007
9:23 pm
[boyscout42]
Hey all,

One of the biggest things I learned in boy scouts was knots. We used to use them for everything, even tying up our counselors, have any of you had expereinces like that? We could never get our counselor so he couldn't get out, any suggestions?

J
Tuesday, April 10th, 2007
7:11 am
[thekingnerd]
Does anyone know of a point where someone has made it to the Eagle board then was turned down by the board?
Saturday, November 26th, 2005
5:28 pm
[wackyruss]
I achieved the rank of Eagle in 1996... I was just going through my box of patches and got all nostalgic. It inspired me to see if there were other Eagle Scouts out there in cyberspace.

Boys Scouts was an amazing adventure... my troop went as far as Northern Tier in Canada and Philmont in New Mexico.

I miss camping and long for those days!

Hopefully, when I do have children, I can participate in scouting once again.
Wednesday, October 26th, 2005
3:33 am
[rel2k]
Hello to all. I am new to the community. I am an Eagle Scout, I recieved my Eagle Scout in 1988. Just wanted to say Hello.

Current Mood: tired
Saturday, August 6th, 2005
2:28 am
[alphawolf1030]
I haven't seen much activity on here in a while. I just got back from the Jamboree and I have some things I'd like to pass on to all of you and hopefully you will spread them as well. I went and talked with the scout master from marin county(the yoda patches) regarding the eagle scout issue. He told me the meaning behind the patch. It is more than just a patch. The main purpose in the creation of that patch is to create conversation. How many scouts have been able to have their court of honor at a jamboree, philmont, sea base, or any other high adventure scouting area? What is said at these ceremonies will be forgotten, you can always buy another eagle badge; however, the memory of when and where you had your court of honor will always remain if it is truly something you care about. How many of you remember where and when your eagle court was? How many of you remember the board of review? I believe the number of eagle scouts granted their courts of honor at the jamborees were 7 in 1997, 10 in 2001, and 13 in 2005. You don't have to go through Marin County to have this happen. If even one person takes the idea of having the courts at a special event, or creating a special item(patch or whatever) then typing all this out was worth while.

I remember that my eagle board was held on 12/7/2000 in my friend Nick Detrych's(also an eagle) living room. My court was small considering the size of my troop, but those who were closest to me all came and supported me. It was held in the basement of the church my cub scout pack meets at.
Wednesday, May 18th, 2005
11:27 pm
[alphawolf1030]
Figured I'd see who else was on here. I earned my eagle at 15 on 12/7/2000 with troop 755 from Northville Michigan. I've been to philmont, Florida Sea base twice (Scuba and sailing), jamboree 2001. I am attending the 2005 Jamboree as scuba staff. Anyone else on here attending?

Feel free to talk to me on here or on aim: steinerplex.
Monday, April 18th, 2005
5:38 pm
[sexy_tractor]
Hello all....
Just joined this community, so maybe a brief bit about myself for starters. Earned my Eagle Award in Oct. '97 (at 13 yrs old), had 2 1/2 palmes worth of extra merit already so those were a waiting matter while I got 2-3 more for the silver palm to complete the hat-trick as it were. In fall 2002 I was selected for the Vigil Honor. For envolvement I joined scouting as a cub scout, crossed over, moved on through boy scouting in my troop (T-142 of River Grove, IL) going to camp and such, in '99 began working summers at my council's summer camps, which I have done since; this year will be my 7th (although more than likely last year) on staff as Services Director. I still stay as involved with my troop and scouting as I can while going to school out of state, which is pretty much limited to the occasional meeting over school breaks and OA functions on weekends when not too inconvenient. Other scouting experiences include Philmont treks in '98 and '02, 2001 Nat'l Jamboree, and being part of the first Philbreak crew, 302, in 2003.

YIS,
Jerry
Friday, April 15th, 2005
10:26 am
[yoshiartist]
i'm a fellow eagle scout.

i got mine in 2002 with Troop 128 in Fort Knox Kentucky. and know i'm in a business acadamy studying in Interactive Media. i still participate in scouts and hold a bronze and Ranger award in Venturing. and yet i'm only seventeen years old.
HOORAH!

Current Mood: i got big ego
Friday, April 8th, 2005
9:59 pm
[chipleduff]
I got my Eagle Scout on November 13, 1995. I am a member of Troop 35 in New Orleans, LA, but i'm currently in the US Navy in Fallujah. My brother is also an Eagle Scout. I miss Scouting a lot.
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005
12:09 am
[switchbladengc]
New here
Hey everyone. I recieved my Eagle in December of 1999 from Troop 161 in the Dan Beard District, Middle Tennessee Council. For the past 5 years I have been working with Troop 161 and more recently Troop 412 in the Greater Alabama Council, as an Assistant Scoutmaster. Just wanted to stop in and say hi. I am currently a student at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and president and founder of the Alpha Phi Omega Petitioning Group at UAH (APhiO, for those that don't know, is a coed service fraternity based on the Scout Oath and Law. Visit http://www.apo.org for more info). Drop me a line if you want to talk at switchbladengc@hotmail.com or through IM via:

AIM: SwitchbladeNGC
Yahoo: eagle161_99
MSN: eagle161_99@hotmail.com
ICQ: 286202507


I look forward to hearing from you.
Thursday, February 3rd, 2005
9:59 pm
[cloudrambler]
I got my eagle in August. I was the first person in my troop in over 8 years to get my Eagle before I was 17. Currently, I am the SPL of Troop 414 in Bedford, NH, the largest troop in our district, close to 60 kids now. Which is big for New Hampshire.
Thursday, January 20th, 2005
5:59 pm
[waldo84]
The new guy
Hi.

I got my Eagle in 2001 3 months before my 18th birthday and received the Bronze Palm one week before my 18th.

I'm currently inactive when it comes to Scouting, but I was part of Troop 417 in the Dan Beard Council in Cincinnati, OH.
Sunday, January 2nd, 2005
3:06 pm
[blubuster]
New member info.
Hey. Just posting some info. about me. I achieved Eagle Scout in May of 2004. I'm a brotherhood member in OA, although now inactive because I'm in college, and I havn't paid my dues. I'm from troop 379 in Longview, WA. I staffed at Camp Pioneer for the summer of 2004 as the Archery Director, and I'm going back this summer, but I'm told there's no guarantee as to where I'll work. Going to the University of Washington right now (aceiving Eagle Scout was the biggest reason that I got in, I'm sure).
Saturday, October 23rd, 2004
6:44 pm
[boyscout42]
Hey all,

One of the biggest things I learned in boy scouts was knots. We used to use them for everything, even tying up our counselors, have any of you had expereinces like that? We could never get our counselor so he couldn't get out, any suggestions?

J
Sunday, October 10th, 2004
11:15 pm
[wackedbassist]
Hello everyone... here is some information about me. I achieved my Eagle back in November of 1997. I have been working as an adult leader for my Troop #117 back in Elkhart, Indiana when I have not been here at college. I am currently studying Elementary Education at Loyola University New Orleans. I expreiences that I most cheerish were the chances that I had to attend the National Scout Jamboree. Drop me a line if you want to talk or anything. I can be reached at esmusician@hotmail.com . Talk to you later.
-Brian Sayre
Thursday, October 7th, 2004
9:23 am
[archingblade]
hello
Whats going on? im an Eagle scout from milford CT i was part of troop 721 but havnt really had time or much inteest in attending. i use to work for the CT yankee council, and kinda still do as an archery director at their summer camp
Tuesday, September 21st, 2004
7:20 pm
[threat_10]
Hi
well i have done it i pass the board and can finally say I AM AN EAGLE SCOUT. So now that the eagle thing is done i think its time to move on to brotherhood in the OA.

Current Mood: accomplished
Sunday, September 19th, 2004
6:50 pm
[chairman_burns]
Hello,

I am an Eagle Scout from Suffolk County Council #404. I am the 2nd Vice Chief of my lodge (Shinnecock #360). I have also worked at my council's local camp (Baiting Hollow) since the summer of 2000. I am currentaly an ASM, and attend SUNY Maritime, where I am a member of the Eagle Scout Faternity.

Yours in Service,
M. Burns
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